Legacies of the War on Poverty

Legacies of the War on Poverty

by Martha J. Bailey, Sheldon Danziger

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ISBN-13: 9781610448147
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 07/31/2013
Series: National Poverty Center Series on Poverty and Public Policy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 324
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

MARTHA J. BAILEY is associate professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan and faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. SHELDON DANZIGER is the President of the Russell Sage Foundation. He was formerly the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy and director of the National Poverty Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

Contents Tables and Figures About the Authors Chapter 1. Legacies of the War on Poverty / Martha J. Bailey and Sheldon Danziger Part I. Increasing Human Capital, Employment, and Earnings Chapter 2. Head Start Origins and Impacts / Chloe Gibbs, Jens Ludwig, and Douglas L. Miller Chapter 3. The K-12 Education Battle / Elizabeth Cascio and Sarah Reber Chapter 4. Supporting Access to Higher Education / Bridget Terry Long Chapter 5. Workforce Development Programs / Harry J. Holzer Part II. Raising Incomes and Living Standards Chapter 6. The Safety Net for Families with Children / Jane Waldfogel Chapter 7. The Safety Net for the Elderly / Kathleen McGarry Chapter 8. Performance and Legacy of Housing Policies / Edgar O. Olsen and Jens Ludwig Part III. Improving Access to Medical Care and Health Chapter 9. Health Programs for Non-Elderly Adults and Children / Barbara Wolfe Chapter 10. Medicare and Medicaid / Katherine Swartz Index

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